Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Do you need a dinner idea?
These are so so yummy and the best part they are fast and easy
My hubby loves them and he said they remind him of Pei Wei lettuce wraps
HUGE compliment because those are delicious 

 -6-8 chicken tenders or 2-3 chicken breasts 
-8 leaves of iceberg lettuce 
-3 tablespoons canola oil
-1 cup onion, diced
-2 garlic cloves, minced
-1 teaspoon soy sauce
-1/4 cup cashews, chopped 
-Yummy sauce

Yummy Sauce:
-4 tablespoons soy sauce
-2 tablespoons white vinegar
-4 tablespoons brown sugar

1. Cut chicken into cubes 

2. Put 2 tablespoons canola oil in a pan and heat up at medium 
to medium high heat
Add chicken and pan fry until fully cooked

3. Chop onions, mince garlic,  and chop cashews

4.  mix all the yummy sauce 
ingredients in a small bowl and set aside while the chicken is cooking

5. Wash lettuce and separate leaves

6. Once chicken is fully cooked remove from the oil and set aside

7. Add 1-2 tablespoons of oil to pan and add onions, garlic 
 and 1 tablespoon soy sauce to the pan
 brown until tender

8. Once onions and garlic are brown and tender 
add the cooked chicken, yummy sauce and cashews 

9. Mix and saute for a few minutes and remove from heat

10. Mix another batch of yummy sauce for dipping 
and cook some white rice 

11. Spoon cooked rice, rice noodles and chicken mixture into lettuce
Add extra yummy sauce to taste 
and serve with a side of white rice with yummy sauce on top

Try it! I know you will LOVE it!

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  1. This looks so yummy and healthy! My mom is gluten free and is always looking for something filling...gotta try this! Thanks for sharing! :)

  2. I so want to make these!! they look so good.. thanks for sharing love!

  3. Mmmm, that looks so good and I just bought some gluten free soy sauce.

  4. These look fantastic. I love that they are so easy and healthy too! I would love if you would share this and any other posts at Showcase Your Talent Thursday I hope to see you there!

  5. Those sound so yummy!! I am going to try this recipe soon! Thanks so much for the delicious idea and for sharing with us at Thursday's Temptation.

  6. I tried your recipe tonight and it was fantastic. I was looking for something with a lot of taste and not too fattening. We left out the rice and called it healthy! Thanks for the great details. This is going to be a regular for us going forward. Yum.

  7. Whit...I am featuring your yummy recipe at todays link party!! Wahoo!!

  8. I'd like to invite you to join me at the Clever Chicks Blog Hop this week!

    I hope to see you there!
    Kathy Shea Mormino
    The Chicken Chick



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